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MLB roundup: Shohei Ohtani homers twice as Angels rout Tigers

Shohei Ohtani slugged his 20th and 21st homers of the season Friday, the fourth multi-homer game of his career, as the Los Angeles Angels blew out the Detroit Tigers 11-3 in Anaheim, Calif. Read More


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Golf-Bland, Henley share halfway lead at U.S. Open

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Reuters) -The unlikely pair of Richard Bland and Russell Henley shared the halfway lead at the U.S. Open on Friday as Phil Mickelson trailed by seven shots in the one major he needs to win to complete his career grand slam. More »


Soccer-After Eriksen shock, Denmark eye last 16 before must-win match vs Russia

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Denmark are determined to squeeze into the knockout stage of Euro 2020 with a win against Russia in their final Group B match on Monday, after recovering with poise from the shock of Christian Eriksen's cardiac arrest. More »


Olympics-No spectators 'least risky' option for Tokyo 2020, experts say

TOKYO (Reuters) -Japanese medical experts said on Friday that banning spectators at the Olympics was the least risky option for holding the Games, even as they appeared resigned to the possibility of fans in venues during the COVID-19 pandemic. More »


Swimming-Lochte out, Murphy seeing double at U.S. Olympic trials

(Reuters) - Ryan Lochte's Tokyo ambitions came to a crashing thud on Friday, as he failed to make the cut at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, while 25-year-old Ryan Murphy secured his chance to once again vie for the backstroke double. More »


Golf-Feuding Koepka, DeChambeau avoid heavyweight pairing at U.S. Open

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Reuters) - The intriguing prospect of feuding Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau playing together in the third round at the U.S. Open has been narrowly avoided, even though they were locked on the same score after the second round on Friday. More »


MLB roundup: D-backs take record 23rd consecutive road loss

The Arizona Diamondbacks sustained a major league modern-era record 23rd consecutive defeat Thursday afternoon, falling victim to Kevin Gausman's sharp pitching and Curt Casali's big offensive day in a 10-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants. More »


Athletics-American Ryan Crouser breaks shot put world record

EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) - Ryan Crouser toppled the men's shot put world record on Friday with a 23.37-metre throw on the first night of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon. More »


Golf-Sand in eye causes Hovland to pull out of U.S. Open

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Reuters) - Sand in an eye is often no more than a minor irritation, but for Viktor Hovland on Friday it was enough to prompt him to withdraw from the U.S. Open and seek medical attention. More »


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